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IMF’s Thomsen proposes broadening the Greek tax base

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Poul Thomsen, director of the International Monetary Fund’s European department, on Friday spoke in favor of a broadening Greece’s tax base though he stopped short of determining whether the IMF would call for reductions to the tax-free threshold (due to come into effect in January 2020) to apply a year in advance.

 

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IMF’s Thomsen proposes broadening the Greek tax base

Poul Thomsen, director of the International Monetary Fund’s European department, on Friday spoke in favor of a broadening Greece’s tax base though he stopped short of determining whether the IMF would call for reductions to the tax-free threshold (due to come into effect in January 2020) to apply a year in advance.

 

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Widely regarded as one of the world’s foremost events in the photography calendar, The Photography Show 2018, organized by the Association of International Photography Art Dealers in New York in early April, featured a section on Robert McCabe, renowned for his photographs of Greece, at the pavilion of Paris gallery Sit Down.

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